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5 Ways You Can Start Ministering TODAY

5 Ways You Can Start Ministering TODAY

During the most recent General Conference, major changes were made to how members of the Church serve one another. The programs of home and visiting teaching were retired and were replaced by “ministering.” President Russell M. Nelson described ministering as a coordinated effort to help people meet their spiritual and temporal needs. While ministering has yet to truly be implemented …

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April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

All sessions of the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available online in both text and video format. You can access all of the talks here on LDS.org.  In May, the talks will also be issued in the Ensign and Liahona magazines. A historic conference, you will not be able to …

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Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

As the final session of the Church’s 188th annual general conference came to a close, Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build seven new temples. These temples will be in the following locations: Salta, Argentina; Bengaluru, India; Managua Nicaragua; Cagayan de Oro, Philippines; Layton, Utah; Richmond, Virginia; and a major …

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‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

President Russell M. Nelson announced Sunday afternoon that the Church’s home and visiting teaching programs will be replaced by a coordinated, more personalized approach known as “ministering.” “For months, we have been seeking a better way to minister to the spiritual and temporal needs of our people in the Savior’s way,” President Nelson said. “We have made the decision to …

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Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ. “Tonight we announce a significant restructuring of our Melchizedek Priesthood quorums to accomplish the work of the Lord more effectively,” President Nelson said during the general priesthood session in the Conference Center on …

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New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Young Women general presidency and a new first counselor in the Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency announced that Bonnie H. Cordon will serve as general president of the …

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Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson was sustained Saturday as prophet, seer, revelator and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a solemn assembly of Church members worldwide on March 31, 2018. Dallin H. Oaks was sustained as first counselor and Henry B. Eyring as second counselor in the First Presidency — the Church’s highest governing body. The …

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20 GIFs That Describe How You Feel About General Conference

It’s the night before General Conference! In just a few measly hours, two days of inspiration and light will begin and you’re probably…     After all, you will get to hear from the Church leaders you love. You just think of them and go…   Then, you remember we are getting TWO NEW APOSTLES.   And even though you …

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How to Participate in the 188th Annual General Conference

How to Participate in the 188th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, 2018. The five sessions of general conference will be held at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. This is the first time President Russell M. Nelson will preside over general conference since becoming …

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How to Watch General Conference Alone

How to Watch General Conference Alone

General Conference is often a time for family and friends to gather together as they hear the prophets speak. However, they are some who spend General Conference alone. If this is you, here are some tips on how to enjoy the weekend, even though you’re by yourself. Start Your Own Traditions Many families have General Conference traditions. They eat cinnamon …

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